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Healing Gardens- A Review of Design Guidelines


Author : Reham Ibrahem Momtaz

Pages : 1864-1871
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Abstract

Through speedy growth of towns as a offspring of modernization and urbanization, populations have tended to pick city areas as their surroundings over rural areas ensuing in denser urban regions. This has come about without considering psychological and social components of design of public area and homes nicely (Gehl 2010). furthermore, this led conurbations to have in addition infrastructure and much less nature, while on the other hand modern life-style has furnished diverse selections which includes computer systems, internet, tv, cellular and all other cutting-edge electronic gadgets which renders us to enjoy stress to satisfy all of the demands of a so-known as-social life. For this reason, the fee of strain and pressure-associated diseases are considerably extended .Through speedy growth of towns as a offspring of modernization and urbanization, populations have tended to pick city areas as their surroundings over rural areas ensuing in denser urban regions. This has come about without considering psychological and social components of design of public area and homes nicely (Gehl 2010). furthermore, this led conurbations to have in addition infrastructure and much less nature, while on the other hand modern life-style has furnished diverse selections which includes computer systems, internet, cellular and all other cutting-edge electronic gadgets which renders us to enjoy stress to satisfy all of the demands of a so-known as-social life. for this reason, the fee of strain and pressure-associated diseases are considerably extended. So the interest in recuperation gardens has expanded around the arena. Several studies disciplines and professions deal nowadays in specific ways with healing gardens. What determines whether or not a lawn is a ‘healing garden?’ The concept that is particular gardens is useful to human health become the spark that started this investigation to discover if there had been sure traits that distinguish a ‘healing lawn’ from every other lawn kind. If there are specific features that make up a restoration lawn, then what are they and will a list of hints can be created to aide within the layout of a recovery garden? There are a few important scattered researches approximately restoration garden that had carried out in this problem via famous and expert researchers like Clare Cooper Marcus, Roger Ulrich, Rachel Cooper Marcus ,Barnes, McDowell , Clark-McDowell, Mitrione, Larson, Naderi , Cochrane , Tseng, W.C., Chang, W.C., & Yi, K.J. and Stephen Kaplan. Therefore, the objective is to present the principle of healing garden through the basis of theoretical analysis of the core studies in the field of healing gardens and the extent of user satisfaction and their perceptions about the elements of design that should be available in the gardens.

Keywords: Healing Gardens- Healthcare- design principles- Hard landscape- Elements of design

Article published in International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, Vol.7, No.5 (Sept/Oct 2017)

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